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Lot 10002

Canada » Nova Scotia » Outgoing Mail
Estimate: 350 – 500 USD
Auction date: Wed 13 Oct 2021 at 15:00:00 (Europe/Zurich)
Auction: Transatlantic Mail & Spanish American War
Catalog: Transatlantic Mail
Sold for USD 400
Description:

1851 (Sep 18). Cover from Halifax to Barcelona, Spain, “2/10” in ms at top left prepaying the single rate to the Spanish border, “HALIFAX/PAID/NOVA SCOTIA” in red, 2s3d notation at top left to denote the British claim, “PF” oval indicating rate paid including the French port and blue “10Rs~” paying the full rate in Spain, as there was not an Anglo-Spanish postal treaty into force, carried by the Cunard SS “America” to Liverpool; a rare stampless usage to this destination.